COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors. While the local COVID-19 situation is constantly evolving, our website may not reflect current offerings. Please contact each business or entity directly before making plans.

Canadian War Museum

What’s on at museums in Ottawa

The Ottawa area’s many museums offer rich and entertaining experiences, and they’re great places to warm up after outdoor winter activities! With programming for all ages and fascinating special exhibits, you’re sure to find the right fit for yourself or your family. Here’s our handy guide to what you can expect at the many museums in Canada’s capital.

Note: Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, museums and attractions in Ottawa are closed through at least May 5, 2021 (end date subject to change). You can experience these sites along with many others through their virtual tours, exhibitions, activities and performances from anywhere, at any time.

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